Beijing slams US Sec. Mike Pompeo for criticising China’s renewed seat on UN Human Rights Council; NGOs ‘dismayed’

Beijing said that comments made by Mike Pompeo were “very absurd” after the US Secretary of State criticised China’s re-election to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) earlier this week. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Pompeo accused the UNHRC of “embracing” authoritarian regimes: “Today the UN General Assembly once again elected countries with abhorrent […]